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're refusing to give him back. >>> and mr. colbert goes to washington. why stephen colbert is testifying before congress. and why the only thing we need is fear itself. he's there live this morning. >>> good morning, everyone. with colbert here, we need you full strength. >> i feel a lot better than i look. i have jake tapper, just in case my voice gives out. >> put me in, coach. i'm ready. >> shove me out of the way. >> for a second, i thought he was too eager to jump in there. >>> let's get to the news this morning. the republican party pledge to america. they're unveiling it today. spelling out exactly what they would do if they took control of congress. promising to shrink the size of government. get control of the deficit. we saw president obama lashing out at it. and we'll have paul ryan here. he's one of the party's rising stars. we'll talk about it in a couple minutes. >>> also this morning, we'll hear the chilling confession of one of the men accused in the brutal home invasion in connecticut. what he says really happened that day. and why his words could lead to that conviction. >>> w
is laughing. stephen colbert stayed in character as he testified to a hearing on migrant farm workers. this summer he spent time picking tomatoes. >> this brief experience gave me some small understanding of why so few americans are clambering to begin an exciting career as seasonal migrant field workers. >> some republicans blasted it the hearing. saying it mocked the hear. nancy pelosi backs it. >>> if you are thinking about getting an ipad you may have another shopping area. target will be the largest retail chain to carry the device. >>> a possible concern for verizon wireless customers tonight. verizon might follow the lead of at & t eliminating unlimited data plans. they told the investors verizon was preparing to roll out new plans within the next four to six months with limits on different tiers of service depending on how much data a customer wants to use. >>> what is next for block buster after it announced bankruptcy? john joins us so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: first they close hundreds of stores and brought back late fees. now they fire for bankruptcy. people
familiar faces. >> comedian stephen colbert paid tribute to american forces by packing them in his studio and serving them up with a diet of beer, ice cream and hot dogs. guess who he got to help serve up the hot dogs? none other than the vice president himself, joe biden. it was simply for the troops. very cool. >> to say the least. >>> coming up next, the stories we'll be following today. we'll be right back. going? they'reiscovering the first self-injectable ra medicine you take just once a month. it's simponi™, and taken with methotrexate, it helps relieve the pain, stiffness, and swelling of ra with one dose a month. visit 4simponi.com to see if you qualify for a full year of cost support. simponi™ can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious and sometimes fatal events can occur, such as infections, cancer in children and adults, heart failure, nerus system disorders, lir or blood problems, and allergic reactions. before starting simponi™, your doctor should test you for tb and assess your risk of infections, including fungal infections and hepati
. stephen slater's attorney said he resigned and was not fired. he became a hero of sorts to some after the august incident. authorities said he grabbed some beer and triggered and inflatable emergency chute from a plane at jfk in new york. his attorney says it happened after he went to help a passenger but he got injured when a woman slammed an overhead lunge bin on hi head. he has pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless edge endangerment criminal trespass his court appearance is set for tuesday. >>> well, it looks like craigslist has surrendered in the legal better battle over the erotic ads posted on the web site. the adult services section has been shut down. >> reporter: if you log on to craigslist looking for adult services, this is what you'll find. >> reporter: sensored the infamous section now shut down. craigslist has long claimed the spot was created only for legitimate adult businesses. it reportedly generated $36 million a year in revenue. but critics considered it a lure for allowed and lascivious behavior. a charge bottle centered by last year's arrest of 24 year- ol
he is starting a trend. comedy central jon stewart and stephen coal berth have announced plans to hold their own rallies in d.c. next month. stewart announced his last night on the daily show calling it the rally to restore sanity. colbert followed through on his show for his march to keep fear alive. they confirm the hosts have applied to hold events on the mall on october 30-t. >>> back in april we brought you the story of 13-year-old alexis ross who was diagnosed with type 1 juvenile diabetes in 2008. a scary week-long hospital stay changed her life forever. that's when her passion for making bee residents became a mission to make a difference. here is abc 2 news preston mitchell. >> yeah, i'm stripping it through the top part. >> reporter: over the last year, alexis has made 600 berets for female football fans all over the u.s. raising money for juvenile diabetes. >> people want us to come out to sell them. >> reporter: alexis knows firsthand the effects that juvenile diabetes can have on both the patient and the family. >> well i have type 1 diabetes so i can kind of relat
. stephen bingham denies the most .é"?serious charges includ he was negligent and breached standards of care for several patients. he acknowledges some patient were treated in both new jersey he did anything illegal. >>> car crashes are the leading death for teens. there is a push 0czto make str safer for teen drivers. >>> sandra endo has the latest on the safe teen and november áy is driver uniform protection act otherwise known as stands out. >> reporter: tougher regulations on teen drivers. that's the safety debate being posed to congress when it comes to keeping teens safe behind -% the wheel. advocates say there should be federal standards not different ones determined by each state. >> it makes very clear sense that if you know something's working at the local level, you take <7úfederal action to encourage everybody around the country to take steps that can save lives. >> reporter: advocates want a national graduated licensing program which would give drivers more privileges behind the wheel in phases. first a learners permit at 16 years old to learn how to drive with supervisi
of the questions he tries to answer in his new book, do aliens exist? we're talking about stephen hawking. he asks do aliens exist? and also has made headlines that now, he's changed his mind. that we don't need god to explain the universe. >> wow. highly-controversial. but he is brilliant, as you said, george. >>> and can brain surgery stop obesity? we'll show you a radical, new treatment that one woman has undergone to control her food obsession through her brain. >> martin bashir investigated that for "nightline." we'll talk to him in a minute. >>> first of all, i'm going to take a stroll down here. one of the waciest show wackie have on tv. that's "wipe-out." jill wagner, ladies and gentlemen. a huge fan. huge fan. you all have seen "wipe-out." the obstacle course? >> how many want to be on the show? yeah. >> they're vying for -- have you seen what they do to contestants on the show? jill, you're right there, up close and personal. i'm wincing at home. what's it like being there? >> i can't tell you. i feel like a big kid every day. it's fun. we want you to come on the show, robin. >> i don't
heart. >> reporter: that he was off. stephen, california, husband and father of two has cerebral palsy and sunday he left his wheelchair to begin the climb of his life. >> how is it going, man? >> reporter: steve is aiming to become the first person with cerebral palsy to climb the famed elcapitan in yosemite national park. it is a towering challenge. this is not just one empire state building, but two. [ audio not understandable ] >> reporter: today suspended 1,000 feet above ground we called him. hey, steve? it's david muehr in new york. how are you? >> good, and you? >> i guess you're just hanging out. >> if you want to call did that. >> reporter: he's been climbing and sleeping on elcapitan for three days now. >> you're more than halfway there. >> yes. >> reporter: and none of this is surprising for the woman who 15 years ago became steve's wife. >> i thought i bet he's having a hard life. i quickly learned that's not true. >> reporter: steve has taught everyone he knows disabilities don't have to limit you. >> your wife is going to see this on tv tonight. what do you want to say t
, the supreme court. that's one of the topics i discussed with supreme court justice stephen breyer, when he stopped by to discuss his new book, "making our democracy work." i love the title of this new book. "making our democracy work." that's not only the title of the book, but your mission. and you believe for that to happen, people need to understand our institutions and be engaged with them. >> yes. >> how do they do it? >> the first step is to know what it is we do. how your legislature works. how your governor works. how your mayors work. >> you also said something of a mystery. that we built up in our tradition, the norm that when the supreme court decides something, the public tends to follow. >> there's a history in this country, of bad events and marvelous events. and over time, it's led to a general acceptance of the court, of having the last word on most constitutional issues, even when they are wrong. >> that was really tested on the idea. when you were sitting on bush v. gore, the 2000 election, you wrote at the time, you were against it. it was a self-inflicted wound that hur
the check. his message will be take it down a notch, america. and stephen colbert is planning an opposing rally. his march is keep fear alive. >> what would they do without glenn beck? >> i don't know. juju, thanks a lot. and happy birthday, juju. >> thank you. >> happy birthday. >>> time, now, for the weather. let's get back out to queens where we find sam champion. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin. it's the kind of neighborhood anybody would look to live in. charming homes. tree-lined streets. these trees have been here for hundreds of years. in those 15 minutes last night, it became a frightening place. let's get to the boards. all of this is clearing away. hopefully they get the damage out in the next few weeks. a look at the northeast. it's cool, dry air that moves in. that's very good news. elsewhere, there's heavy rain in the tip of texas karl, which is mostly a mexico storm. but it could be an inch to two inches of rain, from brownsville, all the way up to corpus christi. >>> "good morning, maryland," i'm meteorologist justin berk. the rain moved in earlier yesterday but
hearing about it. >> thank you for making time for us. >> we'll have stephen colbert here tomorrow. >> see you then. have a great day. >>> 8:56. sun outside. you can almost feel the sense of warming. it's going to warm up in a big time hurry. it's up to 70 in aberdeen. lagging behind. mid- to upper 60s from westminster, ellicot city to arnold. we are looking at clear skies, warm wind from the southwest. that's going to pump up heat and get us up 10 degrees above normal today. not nearly as chilly overnight. we had the full moon this morning by the way. we should settle back into the mid-60s. last look at traffic, here's kim. >> traffic continues to be quite the headache on the top side of the outer loop. causing big problems from 95 southbound from the white marsh boulevard area. broken down boat still continues to break a hold-up. two center lanes on the outer loop at harford road. give yourself lots of extra time. perhaps avoid the area altogether. we have the accident, 70 westbound past woodvine road. two right lanes remain closed because of an overturned tractor-trailer. we are working
. this is her story in her own words and finally stephen hawking. you don't have to be a real science nerd to read it but he tells you everything you need to know about physical seconds. it's been very controversial. >> because he flipped many years ago and said he thought that god did begin the universe. now he says not necessarily so. >> he's looking for a new reason for "the grand design" the title of the book. you learn a lot from. you think you understand as you're reading it and gives you a lot to talk about with your family and friends. >> janice kaplan, thanks very much. we have a whole lot more on our website plus 13 more picks, excerpts from the books all on our special books page at a tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris
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